ExteriorValue Over Replacement Player or VORP is a somewhat involved term from baseball that rates a player’s impact over a fictitious “replacement”. This replacement doesn’t really represent the “average” but usually somewhat below that, for reasons that are far too dull to explain. Anyhoo, VORP sprang to mind today when I noticed that the truly …

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ExteriorI’d heard stories about Kilderkin’s now legendary £1 pizza deal on Mondays, but I hadn’t found the occasion to try it. I seized the opportunity on Easter Monday, just before Scran Salon at nearby Hemma. I’d actually popped in for a swift half the day before after a busy programme of egg rolling on Arthur’s …

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ExteriorAfter a busy morning programme of meetings, I was glad to be freed from the shackles of the office, even although it was a rather chilly and grey day. I toddled up the road towards the Royal Mile, choosing a stop at the St Giles Cathedral Cafe after briefly toying with the idea of visiting …

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ExteriorBlythe’s Verdict Zuhus opened a couple of months back on South Bridge serving peri peri chicken, ploughing much the same furrow as the divisive Nando’s. I’d had my eye on a visit so was glad to take the opportunity to give it a try. I was joined by Dan, who famously joined for the culinary …

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ExteriorOur Beer Man’s Verdict It would be fair to say the Cowgate has always catered for a particular niche of the night-time economy and was never the place to go if you wanted a quiet couple of quality beers. Four years ago, Brewdog took what seemed like a gamble to open one of its first …

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